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Ald. Fleming Reappointed to National League of Cities Council for Race, Equity and Leadership (REAL)

Post Date:02/26/2019 12:40 PM

Cicely Fleming_80th CouncilThe National League of Cities (NLC) has announced the reappointment of 9th Ward Ald. Cicely Fleming to the Council for Race, Equity and Leadership (REAL).

REAL is an NLC initiative to strengthen the knowledge and capacity of local elected officials to eliminate racial disparities, heal racial divisions, and build more equitable communities. Ald. Fleming previously served on the 2018 REAL Council, and her reappointment will allow her to continue sharing her expertise and insights to help achieve REAL's mission.

"I am pleased to be reappointed to the National League of Cities REAL Council," said Ald. Fleming. "I look forward to continuing to collaborate with local government leaders to create inclusive, thriving, and healthy communities, while applying proven strategies to advance equity in Evanston and the 9th Ward."

REAL offers local elected leaders tools and resources designed to help build safe places where people from all racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds thrive socially, economically, academically and physically. For more information about REAL, visit nlc.org/corporate-partnership-program/race-equity-and-leadership-real.

The National League of Cities (NLC) is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans. www.nlc.org

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